077. Divorce Funding

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Nicole Noonan, CEO of New Chapter Capital Inc., joins The 411k to discuss divorce funding. Nicole is a nationally recognized divorce expert and shares her experience helping families solve financial disputes.

In the United States, we hear that more than half of all marriages end in divorce. With second marriages in the U.S., the divorce rate rises to 65% and for third marriages, the divorce rate climbs to 75%.

Many people save for a wedding but they rarely save for a divorce. Instead they can turn to credit cards, friends, family gifts or divorce funding to help them afford a divorce.

076. Finding Purpose with Miracle Olatunji

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Miracle Olatunji is a public speaker, content creator, entrepreneur, and author of Purpose: How To Live and Lead With Impact. She is the founder of OpportuniMe, a mission-driven company which helps people and organizations to realize and reach their full potential. She is also building Her Wallet Media, an inclusive and shame-free coaching and financial education platform to help women build their net worth, network, and self-worth. Miracle joins The 411k to share her personal money story and inspire her Gen Z peers to find their purpose!

075. A Year in Review

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What a difference a year makes! Katie and Katherine discuss the life events and big financial moves they’ve made over the last year. As a reminder, our hosts are not know-it-all experts. They are living and learning as they go. In this episode, they share some successes, some strange turns, and a few mistakes that got them through this year.

074. Next Generation Investor

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Kelly Lannan, Vice President of Personal Investing at Fidelity Investments, join The 411k to discuss the next generation of investors. Millennials and Gen Z are doing things differently than those generations before them – getting married later, renting longer, having families later, etc. These generations do not subscribe do the same timeline as their parents or grandparents. However, it’s critical to not put off investing! Kelly Lannan is responsible for educating and inspiring young adults to get more engaged with their finances.

073. Scrappy Investing with Amanda Holden

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Amanda Holden, aka Dumpster Doggy, joins The 411k to get real about investing. Starting at 21, everyone is telling you to start putting money into a retirement account. Yes, we know that we are in a retirement crisis but there is so much more that we can learn about how to make our investments work for us. Amanda makes money fun and relatable so tune in to learn more about how to better understand how investing works.

072. Modern Frugal Living

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Jen Smith, creator of ModernFrugality.com, joins The 411k to talk about what it means to live a frugal life in the modern world. Yes, being frugal can mean saving $5 at the grocery store by shopping sale item but this conversation centers around the big frugal moves like moving to a more affordable city, buying a more modest house on one income, saving an old kitchen table instead of buying a new one. Big frugal moves can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. You won’t want to miss this conversation on the benefits of a frugal life.

071. Frugal Food Practices

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Erin Chase, founder of the blog 5 Dollar Dinners, is on a mission to help busy, overwhelmed home chefs learn to spend less money on groceries. Erin joins The 411k to talk food budgets and how to save money on groceries, so that you can do more with the rest of your budget.

You can find more information about Erin and her money saving resources at 5DollarDinners.com.

070. Get Funded with Ashley Yesayan

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Ashley Yesayan joins The 411k to talk venture capital! She’s been on both sides of the money. Ashley spent 15 years building and scaling high-growth venture backed technology companies and now, she is the entrepreneur getting funded! Today, Ashley is the founder and CEO of OneVillage, a marketplace connecting cancer patients and their supporters with the content, tools, products, and services they need to make life easier before, during, and after treatment. In this episode, she shares how she started her company and what it takes to get venture capital money needed to scale her business.

069. Negotiating the Job Offer

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Danielle Evans, aka Dollars with Dani, joins us to share her wisdom on how to research market salaries and negotiate a job offer to get what you want. The job market is hot right now and economists are calling this period The Great Resignation. With people transitioning jobs in record numbers, it is critical to know how to negotiate for appropriate compensation. Don’t miss these tips from an HR insider and money coach!

068. Breadwinning Women with Jennifer Barrett

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Jennifer Barrett, the Chief Education Officer at Acorns, is an expert at helping women shift their money mindsets and take control of their finances. She is also the author of “Think Like a Breadwinner,” a manifesto for the working woman, with tips on building wealth and finding balance. Barrett joins The 411k in this episode to share her own money journey and the research that she is seeing about breadwinning women in the workplace.

067. Chasing Time & Freedom with Christina Cartwright

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Christina Cartwright is a money coach helping marginalized professionals avoid workplace microaggressions via financial freedom. In this episode, she shares her lived experiences with negotiating, being an activist in the corporate world and pursuing wealth as a form of freedom. Every dollar saved and invested is one step closer to retirement or being able to opt out of a toxic work environment.

066. Get Paid with Claire Wasserman

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Women in the workplace have a lot of barriers to overcome and yet there are still people who believe that these problems are due to a lack of ambition or confidence… Yeah right! In this episode, we talk with Claire Wasserman, founder of Ladies Get Paid, a global community championing the financial and professional advancement of women. We talk about sexism in the workplace and try to break down why only 22% of women make it past middle management. It’s time for a change!

065. Mastering Mortgages

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Britny Lawhorn joins The 411k to teach us how to make informed decisions throughout the home-buying process. Buying a home is often the biggest financial decision that a person makes and so it’s important to understand as much as you can about the factors that impact that purchase. In this episode, we are talking specifically about what a first-time buyer should know about mortgages.

063. First-Time Home Buyers

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Rodney Sinclair, the owner and operator of Sinclair Real Estate Group, joins The 411k to share advice for first-time home buyers. We are seeing a turbocharged housing market right now with prices surging and home on the market selling quickly and far above the listing price. Rodney joins us to share real examples of what he’s seeing in the market right now and how first-time home buyers are staying competitive.

062. Start Here with Melody Wright

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Melody Wright understands that a financial plan isn’t one size fits all! In this live episode with Ithaca College’s Women in Finance and POC in Finance groups, she talks about her new book, Start Here, a personal finance guide to move past living paycheck to paycheck. When faced with $212K of debt that didn’t include their mortgage, Melody used the analytical skills learned from her time in science to develop a framework that helped her family pay off over $100,000 in debt in less than three years. Now she’s living her version of a Rich Life! Through bold conversations, coaching, and the creation of strategic money management systems, she has helped thousands of people stop being Aimlessly Broke and transform their mindset, behaviors, and practices related to money.

061. Each One, Teach One with Naseema McElroy

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Naseema McElroy is the founder of Financially Intentional, a platform about personal finance and living life intentionally, as well as the host of the podcast, Nurses on FIRE. Naseema joins to share her personal money story. Like many health professionals, Naseema found herself with a lot of student loans and even though she got a great job, she was still living paycheck to paycheck. In this episode, she shares how she break the cycle, paid off over $1 million in debt, and grew a six-figure net worth in just 3 years without living in deprivation.

060. Healthy Credit Habits with Gerri Detweiler

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With over 20 years of experience guiding individuals and small businesses through the confusing world of credit, Gerri Detweiler joins us to debunk some credit myths and teach us some best practices for credit cards.

059. The Rocket Years with Elizabeth Segran

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Elizabeth Segran, author of The Rocket Years, joined us to talk about the chaos that comes with a person’s twenties. Some call it “the defining decade.” There is pressure in your twenties to launch your life and it is a period when there are a lot of big decisions – careers, hobbies, marriage, fitness, family, friends, politics, faith, etc. It’s a lot of pressure to make the right choices but Elizabeth says the most important part is learning who you are and what you value. Understanding yourself will help inform all those other decisions. This live episode was recorded for a virtual audience from Bentley Women’s Network.

058. Financial Abuse with Kim Pentico

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Kim Pentico has been working with and on behalf of survivors of sexual and domestic violence since 1990. She first spent over seven years working for a local domestic violence program in Kansas and another seven years at the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. She has also worked for the S.T.O.P. Technical Assistance Project in Washington, D.C. Kim is currently the Director of the Economic Justice Program for the Nation Network to End Domestic Violence, working to further assist survivors in moving from short-term safety to long-term security.

In this episode, we talk about domestic violence, and specifically financial abuse, which is a difficult topic, however, it affects millions of men and women of every race, religion, culture, and status. Parts of this conversation may be triggering for people, so please be aware of this before listening to this episode. We hope that having more conversations like this can inspire change and help anyone impacted by domestic violence.

If you have questions about what is available in your community, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline, at 800-799-7233. You have a state domestic violence coalition and you can Google your state plus “domestic violence coalition” to find out what is available to you.